ONCE YOU HAVE TOLD A LIE ,THEN NOBODY WILL BELIEVE YOU EVEN WHEN YOU ARE SAYING THE TRUTH
FIRST TERM E-LEARNING NOTE
SUBJECT: CIVIC EDUCATION
CLASS: JSS 1
TOPIC : DISHONESTY
TERM : FIRST TERM
WEEK : WEEK 4
PREVIOUS KNOWLEDGE : Pupils have previous knowledge of Honesty
BEHAVIUORAL OBJECTIVES :
At the end of the lesson , pupils should be able to
- mention the rewards of dishonesty .
- write out why some people are dishonest.
- say the consequences of dishonesty.
INSTRUCTIONAL MAATERIALS :
- Wall charts
- Related Online Video
- Flash Cards
METHODS OF TEACHING :
- Class Discussion
- Group Discussion
- Asking Questions
- Role Modelling
- Role Delegation
REFERENCE MATERIALS :
- Scheme of Work
- Online Information
- 9 Year Basic Education Curriculum
Dishonesty is the act of being untruthful in words or actions while dealing with others or yourself. It is manifested in all forms of social and spiritual environments .It is manifested in all forms of examination malpractices, lying to others particularly about money, misuse of school or government funds and so on.
Reasons why some people are dishonest
- It is because some of them are living fake lives by claiming to be what they are not.
- Parental influence because some parents encourage their children to tell lies to visitors that they do not want to see by saying that they are not at home whereas they are actually at home .
- Maybe heredity or by birth because some people are just so good at deceiving people by being dishonest
- some pupils tell lies or deceive their parents and teachers because of fear of being punished for their laziness or disobedient.
- Some employees of some organization just find it difficult to write the right time that they sign in
- some adult tell lies and are dishonest just to get away from the people that they are owing
ACTS OF DISHONESTY
1. Cheating: A dishonest person often cheats his fellow human beings. For instance, in the market, some people use wrong measures in order to cheat the customers.
2. Corruption – is an act of converting public or government money to one’s use or an abuse of power. Dishonest people often steal government’s money.
3. Robbery – This is an act of taking a person’s valuables from him by force. If it is done with arms such as gun cutlass, spear etc, it is called armed robbery.
4. Divorce – Acts of unfaithfulness either on the part of the wife or the husband had led to the dissolution of many marriages. A broken home often produce children that are delinquent and these children often engage in various crimes.
- Arson – This is the act of setting fire on a house or other property intentionally and unlawfully. Many dishonest people often set fire on their offices after stealing money which belongs to the organization.
CONSEQUENCES OF DISHONESTY INCLUDE
– The activities of a dishonest person often slow down the progress of a community.
– It is the root cause of most of the crimes in the society.
– A dishonest person is not reliable.
They are dangerous and they cannot be trusted
The topic is presented step by step
The class teacher revises the previous topics
He introduces the new topic
The class teacher allows the pupils to give their own examples and he corrects them when the needs arise
The class teacher wraps up or conclude the lesson by giving out short note to summarize the topic that he or she has just taught.
The class teacher also goes round to make sure that the notes are well copied or well written by the pupils.
He or she does the necessary corrections when and where the needs arise.
- GENERAL EVALUATION
1. What is dishonesty?
2 What is corruption?
3 State four consequences of dishonesty and explain any two.
Fundamentals of Civic Education for Basic 7 (JSS 1) Sola Akinyemipgs 23-25
1. _______ is the opposite of honesty.
A. Orderliness B. Dishonesty C. Progress D. Integrity
2. _____ is the act of taking a person’s valuables from him by force with the help of guns.
A. Armed robbery B. Perjuring C. Thuggery D. Arson
3. Setting houses on fire intentionally and unlawfully is ______.
A. chaos B. emergency C. arson D. divorce
4. A person that cheats his fellow human is known as a _______.
A. cheat B. cheater C. cheatest D. patriot
5. A broken home often produces _____ children.
A. promising B. cherished C. delinquent D. decent
1. What is dishonesty?
2. Mention four consequences of dishonesty.
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